The Incarnation of the 14th Dalai Lama

The Incarnation of the 14th Dalai Lama

The 14th Dalai Lama was born in Taktser, Amdo, Tibet, and was selected as the tulku of the 13th Dalai Lama in 1937 and formally recognized as the 14th Dalai Lama at a public declaration near the town of Bumchen in 1939. His enthronement ceremony as the Dalai Lama was held in Lhasa on February 22nd, 1940, and he eventually assumed full temporal (political) duties on 17 November 1950, at the age of 15.

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